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Update on Carcinogenic Potential of Glyphosate

 EPA has posted the minutes and final report from the December 13-16, 2016 meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) to “… consider a set of scientific issues being evaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding EPA’s evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of the herbicide glyphosate … EPA will review this document as well as other comments before making a final determination regarding the potential carcinogenicity of glyphosate … EPA is currently scheduled to publish the draft glyphosate human health and ecological risk assessments for public comment in 2017. Glyphosate is undergoing registration review, EPA’s periodic review of pesticide registrations required under the law to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory safety standard for registration …”

Document Title: * The title of the March 17, 2017 EPA Pesticide News Story is “Scientific Advisory Panel Report for Glyphosate Available”
* The title of the November 15, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is “Scientific Advisory Panel to Meet on Cancer Potential of Glyphosate (rescheduled meeting)”
* The title of the October 14, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is “Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting on Glyphosate Postponed”
* The title of the September 16, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is “Scientific Advisory Panel to Meet on Cancer Potential of Glyphosate”
* The title of the July 26, 2016 EPA Federal Register Notice is “Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting”

Organization: The March 17, 2017, November 15, 2016, October 14, 2016 and September 16, 2016 Pesticide News Stories were issued by the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

The July 26, 2016 Federal Register Notice was signed on July 19, 2016 by Stanley Barone who is the Acting Director of the Office of Science Coordination and Policy, a unit of the EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

Source: * March 17, 2017, November 15, 2016, October 14, 2016 and September 16, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Stories
* July 26, 2016 EPA Federal Register Notice

Web site: The March 17, 2017 EPA Pesticide News Story is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/scientific-advisory-panel-report-glyphosate-available

The Meeting Minutes and Final Report of the December 13-16, 2016 FIFRA SAP Meeting are posted at
http://www.regulations.gov/document?D=EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0385-0526

The November 23, 2016 EPA Federal Register Notice, titled “FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting”, is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-11-23/html/2016-28270.htm

The November 15, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/scientific-advisory-panel-meet-cancer-potential-glyphosate-rescheduled-meeting

Additional information about the meeting as well as meeting materials are posted at:
http://www.epa.gov/sap/meeting-materials-december-13-16-2016-scientific-advisory-panel
* The September 12, 2016 EPA “Glyphosate Issue Paper: Evaluation of Carcinogenic Potential” is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-09/documents/glyphosate_issue_paper_evaluation_of_carcincogenic_potential.pdf
* The Charge to the FIFRA SAP for the Meeting is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/glyphosate_sap_charge_questions_-final.pdf

The October 14, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/scientific-advisory-panel-meeting-glyphosate-postponed

The September 16, 2016 EPA Pesticide News Story is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/scientific-advisory-panel-meet-cancer-potential-glyphosate

The July 26, 2016 EPA Federal Register Notice is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-26/html/2016-17707.htm

Information about the EPA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) is posted at
http://www.epa.gov/sap
* The meeting minutes will be posted on the FIFRA SAP Web site

The previous FIEN message related to this topic is posted at
http://www.fien.com/articleDisplay.php?id=38719

Contact: Questions may be directed to Steven Knott who is the Designated Federal Official with the Office of Science Coordination and Policy, a unit of the EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, at 202 564 0103; e-mail: Knott.Steven@EPA.gov

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